Elevators For Commercial Applications

An  elevator  is a device used for transporting persons, luggage and goods between different floors of multi-storied buildings. Of the various types of  elevators  available, commercial  elevators  are the powerful ones and find a wide range of applications in healthcare centers, shopping malls, multiplexes and small scale industries.

Commercial  elevators  are of hydraulic or electrical types and are available in varying lifting capacities ranging from 1,000 lb to 6,000 lb. Hydraulic  elevators  that travel 8 floors or less can reach speeds upto 200 ft/min. In the case of electric  elevator  it is 500 ft/min. Acceciblity equipments that travel above ten floors have speeds ranging from 500 ft/min to 2000ft/min. Hydraulic  elevators  are commonly used in buildings having 2-8 floors.

Safety Measures in Commercial  Elevators 

Most commercial  elevators  are incorporated with excellent safety and security features. Alarm button is provided as a safety measure for signalling outsiders whenever the  elevator  is in trouble or when the lift gets trapped. An alarm is also triggered when the accissibility equipments are stopped for a long time.

Switches are provided to control the ventilation fan and light in the  elevator . Some accessibility equipments are provided with telephone for the passenger to use in case of emergency. Commercial  elevators  can also be controlled from outside using the up and down button in each floor and all controls are so user friendly that passengers can use them even in the absence of an  elevator  operator.

For commercial lifts designed to carry freights, stop switch is provided to hold the  elevator  doors open, for loading and unloading. Open/close buttons are used to instruct the  elevator  for opening and closing the doors.

Choose from a Wide Range of  Elevator  Models

There are many branded companies that provide different models of commercial  elevators  with varying features. ThyssenKrupp Access, Savaria Concord and Federal  Elevator  are some of the world class  elevator  manufacturers. These companies have nationwide dealers. These dealers provide you with necessary assistance for quality installation and maintenance of your  elevator . Always rely on branded  elevators  for long lasting and trouble free use.